Great look, wonderful restoration, a joy to drive, rare hard top, reliable
- Condition: Used
- Make: Austin Healey
- Model: 3000
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: 2 door convertible with soft and hard top
- Year: 1960
- Mileage: 30,700
- VIN: 29DRHH13282
- Color: red and white
- Engine size: 3L, 2912cc
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: black with red piping
- Safety options: Period correct racing lap belts
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1960 Austin Healey 30001960 Austin Healey 3000, 2+2 BT7 (Mark I)Mark I
The original 3000 was built from March 1959 to March 1961 as models BN7 Mark I (2-seater) and BT7 Mark I (2+2 version). It only became known as the Mark I after the Mark II was released. It featured a 2912 ccI6engine, with twinSU carburetorsand Girling frontdisc brakes. Wire wheels, overdrive gearbox, laminated windscreen, heater, adjustable steering column, detachable hard top, and two-tone paint were available as options.
A total of 13,650 Mark Is were made (2,825 BN7, and 10,825 BT7).
A BT7 3000 with hardtop and overdrive tested byThe Motormagazine in 1960 had a top speed of 115mph (185km/h) and could accelerate from 0–60mph (97km/h) in 11.7 seconds. A fuel consumption of 21.6 miles per imperial gallon (13.1L/100km; 18.0mpg-US) was recorded. The test car cost £1326 including taxes.
Totally restored, rally/race front fender side vents, high flow front grill pictured (original with 3000 badge included) Fiber glass hard top (removable) and black soft top
4 speed with overdrive
72 spoke chrome wire wheels
Two tone exterior paint(red over white)
Black leather seats with red piping
Adjustable steering column
Girling front disc brakes with drum rear brakes
Excellent overall condition
This car was part of Ed Schoenthaler’s Collection (Ed has an amazing collection of cars. His cars have won best of show at the Pebble Beach Concours, Amelia Island Concours, and others)
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The 3000 is being offered locally and on other web sites, we reserve the right to stop the auction before it ends.
All inspections must be done before the auction ends.
The car is being sold "as is" with no warranty stated or implied.
Please feel free to contact Chuck for more info. 419-618-3855